The Ohio Conflicts with U.S. Constitution Amendment, also known as Amendment 5, was on the November 3, 1953 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure eliminated two conflicts between the United States Constitution and the Ohio Constitution relating to ratification of constitutional amendments and selection of U.S. Senators.
| Ohio Amendment 5 (1953)|
| Yes|| 1,004,862|| 71.26%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall the proposed amendment of Article II of the Constitution of the state of Ohio to correct conflicts with United States Constitution be adopted?
The full text of the measure can be read here.
The measure amended Article II of the Ohio Constitution.
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "Official Questions and Issues Ballot," November 2, 1953
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.